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Festive Season Menu

Favourites with a twist and seasonal surprises make Dakota’s Christmas menu simply irresistible. From spiced carrot and sweet potato soup and roast turkey dinners, to winter truffle-stuffed brie and fillet of hake with chickpea and chorizo, decadence and style are firmly on the menu.
£20 two courses / £25 three courses
29th November to 22nd December 2019, Monday to Saturday, 12pm to 2.30pm / 6pm to 7pm

Tables of over 10 guests must be secured with a non-refundable £10 per person deposit at time of booking which will be deducted from your final bill. Private dining rooms are also available.

Christmas Day at Dakota

A day of celebration for all, Dakota’s specially crafted Christmas Day menu is a gourmet treat for the senses. Three courses of flavourful magic completed with canapés to start and an intermediate course.
£90 per adult, £45 child aged 4-11
25th December 2019, 12.30pm to 5.30pm

Available for tables of up to 10 in the grill. Speak to our team regarding private dining options for larger parties on Christmas Day.

Pre booking essential
£20 per person non refundable deposit with full payment by the 9th of December.

Celebrate a gourmet Hogmanay

Ring in the new year with dinner Dakota style. Choose from an array of delectable dishes from Dakota’s a la carte menu.
31st December 2019, served 6pm to 9.45pm

For reservations, call 0131 319 3690 or click the button below to email your enquiry.

Celebrate at Dakota Bar

Christmas Gin Tasting in Edinburgh

Festive Afternoon Tea

Homemade buttery scones that melt in your mouth, delicate finger sandwiches and artistically designed patisseries, made specially for the festive season. Paired with your choice of fragrant tea, Dakota Afternoon Tea is the perfect treat to get you into the Christmas spirit. Pre-booking required.
Served Monday-Sunday, 12pm to 5pm
£25pp, add a festive Bellini for £10 per person

Gin Tasting

Join our expert Dakota Bar team for a sensational selection of four fantastic gins. Taste each speciality gin, learn a little history, experiment with mixers and garnishes, completed with delicious canapés served from the Dakota Grill kitchen. Pre-booking required.

Thursday 5th of December, 6.45pm to 8pm
£25 per person

Wine Tasting

Join this festive wine flight with our talented bar team, who will guide you through the tasting of five wines, accompanied by matched canapés served from the Dakota Grill kitchen. Pre-booking required.
Thursday 19th of December, 6.45pm to 8pm

For reservations, call 0131 319 3690 or click the button below to email your enquiry.

Stunning Celebrations & Events

Private Dining

Reserve one of two private dining rooms within Dakota Grill for an exclusive dining experience. Situated amongst the hustle and bustle of the main restaurant, Dakota serves up a special celebration for up to eight guests. Larger parties of up to 50 guests can also enjoy private celebration experience in one of three stylish events spaces.
Two or three courses from the Festive Season Menu.
£20 two courses / £25 three courses

Extra Festive Experiences

Add our festive drinks package for £15 per person inclusive of a glass of fizz on arrival and a half bottle of wine per person during dinner.

Why not add a wine or gin tasting onto your event? Speak to our team to discuss your options.

Looking for something bespoke? Speak to our team about private drinks reception options, private festive afternoon teas and our cocktail masterclasses.

  • Available daily from 29th November – 22nd December 2019.
  • Pre-booking essential, subject to availability.
  • Room hire charges may apply, speak to our team to discuss your event

For more information call 0131 319 3690 or or click the button below to email your enquiry.

Luxury Festive Stays

To make a reservation, call 0131 319 3690 or email

Two night seasonal getaway Dakota Edinburgh

Two-Night Seasonal Getaway

Sleepy nights and gourmet dinners are a perfect pre-Christmas treat.
Enjoy a two-night stay package with £20 per person towards dinner in Dakota Grill on the first night and a full cooked breakfast on both mornings.

From £180 per room

(Saturday supplement of £10 per person applies)
Available throughout December

Seasonal one night stays at Dakota Edinburgh

One-night Seasonal Stays

One-night staycations inclusive of breakfast are the ideal way to wind down in the busy festive season or catch up with friends just outside of Edinburgh.

From £80 per room

(Saturday supplement of £10 per person applies)

Champagne New Year Dakota Edinburgh

Stay and Celebrate this New Year’s Eve

Make a sophisticated plan for New Year’s Eve this year and enjoy a night away with breakfast in your own luxurious haven and bring in the New Year.

Why not add a sumptuous dinner for two at Dakota Grill?
Speak to our reservations team about our New Year Menu.

From £220 per room

The Gift of Style

Dakota’s gift vouchers make the ideal gift for your loved ones this festive season.

Surprise someone special with a perfect getaway with our hotel vouchers or a dining experience at our renowned Grill restaurants. Alternatively gift a cash amount, so they can choose exactly how to indulge.

Dakota hotel gift vouchers are personalised, valid for one year and can be either emailed or carefully packaged and posted.

Contact the hotel directly on 0131 319 3690, visit in person and speak to our team on reception, or buy online at the link below.